Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (October 2019)
Time to set aside your work and check out some incredible bass-focused videos. Here are your top 10 favorite videos on No Treble for the month of October.
Keith Williams of five watt world put together an incredible video on the legendary Fender Jazz Bass. The video covers the origins of the instrument, the specs, some of the legendary players who played the instrument, and later variations.
In 2015, Eric Clapton celebrated his 70th birthday with a tour. In this clip, recorded at Royal Albert Hall, Nathan East kicks things off with a fantastic intro, before taking on the lead vocals while throwing down some tasty bass lines.
Back in 2008, Tower of Power celebrated its 40th anniversary. Taken from their 40th Anniversary DVD, here’s Rocco Prestia and the band laying down the East Bay grease on “Boys From The Bay.”
Back in 2013, Tommy Igoe performed with The Buddy Rich Big Band. In this clip, they perform Pee Wee Ellis’ tune, “The Chicken.” Will Lee lays down some seriously great bass on this one.
No Treble reader Rod Wray sent us this video by Tokyo Groove Jyoshi, and their interesting take on Tower of Power’s “What Is Hip?” The band was formed in 2018 by three session musicians: Emi Kanazashi, Juna Serita, and Yuriko Seki.
Kinga Glyk is releasing a new album on November 1st. By the sounds of the first track she’s shared from “Feelings,” it is going to be a great record. Dig the vibe on “Joy Joy.”
Back in May, we shared a new Dirty Loops video for the first time in a while. The trio of bassist Henrik Linder, vocalist/keyboardist Jonah Nilsson, and drummer Aron Mellergård are back with this track, “Next To You.”
I recently went on a search for videos of Dee Murray (which, unfortunately, are hard to find). This clip came with the claim that this is Murray’s isolated bass on Elton John’s “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting.”
In 1989, Steve Gadd and his band took the stage in Switzerland and performed Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours.” The line-up was incredible, with Gadd, Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Ronnie Cuber, and Eddie Gomez.
Theo Katzman has a new album coming. “Modern Johnny Sings: Songs in the Age of Vibe” will once again feature his Vulfpeck bandmate, Joe Dart. Here’s an early preview of the album, with the video for “You Could Be President.”